Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany: ‘We Believe Students Are Students, Not Employees’; Dave Brandon Vows To Fight For ‘Collegiate Model’
Delany was also asked to respond to the comment that Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier, whose Huskies won the national championship this year, that he sometimes goes to bed starving because he cannot afford food.
If all goes according to plan, the possibility of one of those attention-grabbing FCS wins won’t exist much longer in the Big Ten.
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany is praising Penn State’s handling of the NCAA sanctions against the football program.
The antitrust lawsuit brought by former UCLA basketball player Ed O’Bannon and other college football and basketball players seeking a share of television revenues could have vast, far-reaching implications for the NCAA if it loses the suit — and is forced to negotiate a split of those revenues with the players it oversees.
Big Ten schools are in the process of sending official requests to override the NCAA’s proposed ruling for unlimited communication with recruits, according to University of Nebraska faculty athletics rep Josephine Potuto.
The Big Ten’s guideline for conference expansion is “inactive, but alert.”
In the wake of the scandal at Penn State, the Big Ten Conference is considering a plan to give its commissioner the power to punish schools with financial sanctions, suspensions and even the ability to fire coaches.
Big Ten administrators could see a national championship game being played in cities that aren’t necessarily traditional hosts.
It’s on the way, like it or not. College football will have a four-team playoff system, and now the raging debate is who should host the games.
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany, who has floated ideas for how a four-team college football playoff should be set up, said Wednesday that any new format shouldn’t include a team that doesn’t win its division.